Intensive Reformer™ (IR)

Upcoming Dates

Fall 2017 dates TBA. Class meets over 4 weekends.
Early Bird Tuition is $1600.
Regular Tuition is $1800.

For more information contact Lee Ann Silvey, Certification Coordinator, 434-825-1514


    • Working knowledge of functional anatomy
    • 30 hours pilates classes


  • Three-plus years teaching movement or fitness

Application & Registration

For more information, contact Lee Ann Silvey

Course Materials

To order course materials, call 1-800-910-0001.
Please allow 2 weeks for delivery.
To see a list of required course materials, click here

Required Forms & Documents

Please print and bring the following documents with you to class
Exam FAQ
Postural Analysis Guide (print 2 copies)

Course Description

This course teaches you how to design and instruct Level 1 (Essential and Intermediate) Reformer workouts in personal or group training settings for a range of clients. While IR may be taken prior to IMP, we recommend completing IMP first. In addition to the general course objectives, you will learn:

  • Effective use of the reformer to enhance torso stability and strength, peripheral extremity conditioning, joint stability, flexibility, balance and coordination
  • How to develop programs for personal and group classes
  • Essential, Intermediate, Power workouts
  • Effective communication and observational skills, verbal cueing and imagery for performance enhancement and client motivation
  • Modifications for specific body types, postural issues and conditions
  • Theory and practice of postural analysis
  • Exercise layering related to effective program design
  • 122 exercises plus multiple modifications


  • 50 hours of instruction & supervised teaching conducted over 4 weekends
  • plus a minimum 10 hours observation, 40 hours physical review, and 25 hours practice teaching to be completed outside of class
  • Total: 125 hours